KOCHI: The eighth annual convocation of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) was held at the NUALS campus, Kalamassery, on Saturday.
Supreme Court Judge Kurian Joseph delivered the convocation address. The function was presided over by Kerala High Court Acting Chief Justice and NUALS Chancellor Ashok Bhushan.
Vice-chancellor Rose Varghese; members of the executive council, general council and academic council of the University; judges, advocates, bar councillors and invitees also participated in the function.As part of the convocation, the executive council of the university met at 10 am to supplicate graces on the candidates who were declared by the Board of Examiners as qualified for the Degree. On the occasion, chief guest Kurian Joseph presented the C K Sivasankara Panicker Memorial Gold Medal for the Best Law Student; the Sarada Krishna Satgamaya Foundation for Law and Social Justice Endowment Gold Medal for the Best Student in Constitutional Law; the TR Raman Pillai Memorial Endowment Gold Medal for the Best Student in Criminal Law and Procedure; the MK Nambiyar Endowment Gold Medal for the Best Student in Public Law; the NUALS PTA Gold Medal for the Second Best Outgoing Student; and the Nani A Palkhivala Memorial Endowment Gold Medal for the Best Post Graduate Student in Law.